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  • Passion and consistency drives tech usage

    June 27, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Passion and consistency drives tech usage

    When it comes to the use of technology, there are two factors that Robert Sussman, Integr8 Group joint CEO underlines as critical – passion and consistency. “We are a technology focused company and it stands to reason that we regularly maintain a very...

  • ICASA sticks to Nov 2011 deadline

    June 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, (ICASA) SA’s communications sector regulator, unveiled it’s Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) discussion document recently at a media briefing held in Sandton, Johannesburg. LLU is the process by which...

  • Safaricom, Orange ink infrastructure agreement

    June 17, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom, Orange ink infrastructure agreement

    Safaricom, one of Kenya’s leading mobile providers and Orange, a France Telecom company recently announced a joint infrastructure management agreement. Safaricom’s CEO Bob Collymore says the new agreement will reduce operational costs and improve customer...

  • ICT key to Kenya’s growth

    June 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ICT key to Kenya’s growth

    ICT is key to a continued economic growth for Kenya. This is the sentiment of the World Bank’s top Kenya representative Johannes Zutt. Zutt was addressing official delegates during the opening of a new Media Lab, funded by the bank. Zutt says a combination...

  • Safaricom, Telkom Kenya join forces

    June 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    SAFARICOM Limited, East Africa’s largest mobile network operator and Telkom Kenya, have formed a business partnership in order to manage their transmission base stations. Telkom Kenya Chief Executive Officer, Michael Ghossein says the latest development...

  • Kenya Data Networks upgrades its network

    June 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya Data Networks upgrades its network

    Kenya Data Networks (KDN), a leading telecommunications infrastructure company has partnered with Israel’s ECI Telecom, to help upgrade its network infrastructure in order to maintain regular connectivity and improve customer service. The partnership, worth...

  • HP unveils new converged infrastructure solutions

    June 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP unveils new converged infrastructure solutions

    HP recently announced several industry-first Converged Infrastructure solutions that improve enterprise agility by simplifying deployment and speeding IT delivery. HP Converged Infrastructure solutions is a key element in a client’s Instant On Enterprise...

  • Nigerian telecoms market heats up

    March 23, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigerian telecoms market heats up

    A report compiled by Pyramid Research reveals that telecom infrastructure development in Nigeria has encouraged competition in the countries telecommunications market. Expansion in areas such as undersea cables and the Nigerian Communications...

  • MEA to see 10.7% spending increase in 2011

    March 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will benefit from a 10.7% increase in IT spending in 2011. According to IDC, a research firm, this investment will drive deployment and adoption of e-government services across the region. The company said that it expects MEA...

  • HP to acquire 3PAR for $2.35 billion

    September 3, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP to acquire 3PAR for $2.35 billion

    HP and 3PAR today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase 3PAR, a leading global provider of utility storage, through a cash tender offer of $33 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of $2.35 billion. The...

  • 5 key storage trends for 2010

    January 25, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 5 key storage trends for 2010

    In 2010, business cycles will continue to be unpredictable, requiring a flexible approach to technology believes Craig Paul, HP South Africa’s StorageWorks Business Unit Manager...

  • Velocity³ opens Cape Town branch

    January 19, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Velocity³ opens Cape Town branch

    South African ICT solutions provider to corporate companies, Velocity³ announced a branch opening in Cape Town that will carry the same multi brand solutions as currently offered in Johannesburg...

  • Think iT completes R40 million upgrade for BAE Systems

    December 10, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Think iT completes R40 million upgrade for BAE Systems

    Think iT Solutions announced today the finalization of technology upgrade for BAE Systems’ global defense, security and aerospace division in South Africa, valued at R40 million...

  • Regulation and Infrastructure critical for lower Telecoms fees

    November 6, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Regulation and Infrastructure critical for lower Telecoms fees

    The debate around the high cost of telecommunications services is long overdue. However, such a debate should seek to address the problem which has resulted in such high costs...

  • Ten Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure

    August 28, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ten Ways to Protect Your IT Infrastructure

    In this age of critical computing systems and the Internet, business continuity requires that you protect your IT infrastructure from all the hidden threats of the typical facility environment. Every business, no matter how small or large, is at risk...

  • Nokia Siemens to bridge urban-rural ICT divide

    June 15, 2009 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Nokia Siemens Networks, has pledged its commitment to enhancing the rolling out of information technologies in rural areas around the Africa...